Peyton Manning

Quote: My dad told us up front, 'Guys, if you want to play sports, go ahead, but it's your decision.' [Peyton Manning]

Quote: I'm the best Manning. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: My dad told us up front, 'Guys, if you want to play sports, go ahead, but it's your decision. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: I understand the seriousness of concussions. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: I would love to have played in the '60s. Now that would have been fun. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: I'd like people to understand that I do have some personality. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: Some people have this impression of me: 'Boy, he's always so serious on the field. Football. Football. Football. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: The head coach tells us what to do, and we follow his orders. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: I have to leave the games now if the announcer says something I don't agree with. I'm thinking, 'Peyton, it is not healthy to be all worked up before a game. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: I walked around for a while angry, in a bad mood. ... 'Woe is me.' I've gotten over that. It doesn't do any good. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: I think I could describe the perfect quarterback. Take a little piece of everybody. Take John Elway's arm, Dan Marino's release, maybe Troy Aikman's drop-back, Brett Favre's scrambling ability, Joe Montana's two-minute poise and, naturally, my speed. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: I've been a Colt for almost all of my adult life, but I guess in life, and in sports, we all know nothing lasts forever. Times change, circumstances change, and that's the reality of playing in the NFL. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: Nobody really wants to hear about anybody else's injuries. Or how your back feels. Whose back doesn't hurt? [Peyton Manning]

Quote: I've been being asked about my legacy since I was about 25 years old. I'm not sure you can have a legacy when you're 25 years old. Even 37. I'd like to have to be, like, 70 to have a legacy. I'm not even 100 percent sure what the word even means. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: Everyone should play like Adrian Peterson. This guy does everything full speed. Pro Bowl - promoting himself for MVP. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: I am stronger than I was last year. I am throwing the ball better now in May of 2013 than I did in May of 2012 - significantly better. I got better throughout the season. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: You can play pickup basketball, but you can't really re-create football. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: I committed my life to Christ, and that faith has been most important to me ever since. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: We have to try really hard to not accidentally summon a demon. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: You hear about how many fourth quarter comebacks that a guy has and I think it means a guy screwed up in the first three quarters. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: If nothing else in life, I want to be true to the things I believe in, and quite simply, to what I'm all about. I know I'd better, because it seems whenever I take a false step or two I feel the consequences. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: My high-school coach Tony Reginelli was kind of famous for 'Reggie-isms,' kind of like 'Yogi-isms.' He always said if you want to be a good quarterback, when sprinting left you want to be amphibious and throw left-handed. I told him, 'You mean ambidextrous, coach?' [Peyton Manning]

Quote: It goes without saying, winning against a good team in a hostile crowd on the road, it's just an absolutely huge win. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: I don't want to retire. I still want to play. [Peyton Manning]

Quote: When you take a year off from football, you come back for all the enjoyable moments. When you're not playing, you miss out on all the highs, but you also miss these disappointments. But I would rather be in the arena to be excited or be disappointed than not have a chance at all. That's football. That's why everybody plays it. [Peyton Manning]

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